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Lord Peckover

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1926 - 040

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1926 from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. Fruits have firm, crisp, white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Lord Peckover
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
8th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register